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Chicharito takes tumble down stairs and breaks right hand

Former Real Madrid striker Javier Hernandez will miss Bayer Leverkusen's opening game of the Bundesliga season after falling down the stairs in his apartment

Bayer Leverkusen's Chicharito (R) celebrates after scoring a goal against FC Cologne during their Bundesliga first division soccer match in Leverkusen, Germany November 7, 2015. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski   DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATC

Chicharito Hernández will miss Bayer Leverkusen's first game of the season after falling down the stairs in his apartment and breaking his right hand. 

The Mexican striker has already been operated on and has been ruled out of action for at least two weeks.

Bender also out 

Leverkusen will also have to without captain Lars Bender for the trip to Borussia Monchengladbach on 27 August after suffering an ankle problem during Germany's Olympic final defeat to Brazil in Rio.


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